Data is the lifeblood of most organizations. As the value of data continues to increase, so do the complexities around protection. The volume of data is increasing exponentially, the variety of data is expanding, and the velocity with which the data needs to traverse the enterprise landscape is higher than ever before. Protecting data today also includes doing so across a hybrid cloud landscape being accessed by a remote workforce in most cases.
Before implementing controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data, you need to:
The above items are components of the overall data architecture. The actions or processes that you create around these items become your data governance strategy.